– Speedy to be succeeded with a brand new larger mannequin

– Anticipated to launch by the tip of 2021

The Skoda Speedy which is lengthy due for an replace is not going to be getting a technology makeover in 2021 for the Indian market. As a substitute, the sedan might be changed by a brand new larger mannequin which might be primarily based on the India-specific MQB AO IN structure shared by Volkswagen and Skoda. 

Skoda New Rapid Front View

A latest tweet by Mr Zac Hollis, Director – Gross sales, Service & Advertising at ŠKODA AUTO India Personal Ltd., learn, “We is not going to have a brand new Speedy for India. On the finish of subsequent yr we are going to launch a brand new larger sedan primarily based on the brand new MQB AO platform.” 

Skoda New Rapid Front View

The brand new sedan might be outfitted with the identical TSI petrol engine as seen on the opposite vehicles within the present line-up. Notably, there might be no diesel engine on supply. Additionally, it’s more likely to be launched by the tip of the subsequent yr. The present technology is powered by the 1.0-litre TSI motor with guide and computerized transmission. Lately, the bottom Rider variant was faraway from the official web site and is now accessible in 5 trims specifically – Rider Plus, Ambition, Onyx, Model, and Monte Carlo. The value of the Speedy begins at Rs 7.99 lakh (ex-showroom). 

Skoda New Rapid Left Rear Three Quarter

Skoda is more likely to launch the upcoming Imaginative and prescient IN Idea SUV in mid-2021 whereas the official identify could possibly be revealed by the Czech car-maker within the coming months. Following the launch of Imaginative and prescient IN would be the Octavia and the Kodiaq with new BS6 compliant engines. Till then, the Speedy should soldier forward with the present design and specs. Keep tuned to CarWale for additional updates.


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